Listen to the best Grateful Dead show from this day in history by clicking through below. Or search the complete collection of Dead recordings for shows from different dates, venues, and locations.

Autzen Stadium, University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon

There are several fine shows on this date, especially the two nights from the mid-70s, but our Dead of the Day is the sweet first evening of a two-night run at the University of Oregon in 1990. After Little Feat opened, the Dead’s first set starts off with a mellow Feel Like a Stranger. West L. A. Fadeaway arrives next, maintaining the loose and relaxed vibe. While the next few songs are all great, it seems the band really starts to turn up the power and tempo with Brent’s rendition of Far From Me, and the They Love Each Other that follows reaps the benefits. On the latter tune, Brent twinkles the keys and adds some lovely organ effects while Bobby scorches and Jerry throws...